Leroy Jethro Gibbs' Actions Speak Louder Than Words

There's no obstacle Leroy Jethro Gibbs is afraid to bust down.

There's no obstacle Leroy Jethro Gibbs is afraid to bust down.

You may know him as Jethro, NCIS Special Agent Gibbs, or, if you're Vera Strickland or Mike Franks, you may even know him as Probie. While he goes by many names, there's one thing everyone can call Gibbs: an inspiration. 

From leading the NCIS team on dangerous missions to carefully crafting a boat in his basement, Leroy Jethro Gibbs is a man of action. 

Click on to see a few of the reasons why people revere Gibbs as a man whose actions speak louder than words.

Watch "Engaged, Part 1" (Episode 8, Season 9) and "Engaged, Part 2" (Episode 9, Season 9) on-demand with CBS All Access, and watch all-new episodes of NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.
He's a ride-or-die kind of guy.

He's a ride-or-die kind of guy.

Watch "Patriot Down" (Episode 23, Season 7) ​on-demand with CBS All Access, and watch all-new episodes of NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.
He's indestructible undercover.

He's indestructible undercover.

Watch "Canary" (Episode 14, Season 10) ​on-demand with CBS All Access, and watch all-new episodes of NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.
He's faster than a fighter jet.

He's faster than a fighter jet.

Watch "Ignition" (Episode 11, Season 7) ​on-demand with CBS All Access, and watch all-new episodes of NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.
He's a meticulous and thoughtful craftsman.

He's a meticulous and thoughtful craftsman.

Watch "Phoenix" (Episode 3, Season 10) ​on-demand with CBS All Access, and watch all-new episodes of NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.